Be Strong and Courageous Joshua 1:1-9
Who is Joshua/Yeshua? • Same name as Jesus = “God’s Salvation” • Moses’ attendant as a teenager • Moses’ General in Exodus 17 • Seen some pretty cool stuff: Exodus 24 • Spied out the Land in Numbers 13 • “Filled with Spirit of Wisdom” Deuteronomy
Huge Transitional Book From Wandering to War to Victory
Genesis 15:18 Joshua 1:4
Note the Promises: “No enemy can stand against you, I will be with you, I will not fail nor forsake you” Do we have multiple personality disorder?
Joshua 1:6-9 • What is our biggest obstacle? II Tim 1:7 • Strong and Courageous how many times? • Means to be stubborn/resolved/determined to fight in the face of difficulty. • Who is our biggest enemy? We must go to war against ourselves. • As players we must ignore the refs.
What is our primary weapon of war? Follow Me: From believer to disciple to discipler Secret: 5 bucks: email@example.com
Sonic Takeout: “This book of the law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do according to all that is written in it; for then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have success” Joshua 1:8